• Character Queen Maeve was a medieval witch who trained young sorcerers in Ireland prior to the establishment of Hogwarts (FW). Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics A teacher; a person qualified to teach (NSOED). This is often used in compound form with the name of the subject the person teaches. For a woman, “mistress” would be used in the same way, e.g., “Headmistress”. Read More
• Character Galatea Merrythought was the Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts from c. 1895 to c.1945. Soon after graduating from Hogwarts, Tom Riddle asked Headmaster Armando Dippet if he could remain and teach because Professor Merrythought was retiring after teaching for “nearly fifty years” (… Read More